Final Review – At Eighteen

Major spoilers: Ma Hwi-young (Shin Seung-ho) got his minion Lee Ki-tae (Lee Seung-min) to contact Choi Joon-woo's (Ong Seong-wu) classmates from his previous school to find trouble for Joon-woo to get Joon-woo expelled from current school. Ki-tae even paid the ex-classmates, which eventually lead to death of Joon-woo's childhood friend and previous classmate, Shin Jung-hoo... Continue Reading →

Be Melodramatic – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell Three besties Im Jin Joo (Chun Woo Hee), Lee Eun Jung (Jun Yeo Bin) and Hwang Han Joo (Han Ji Eun) lives together in Eun Jung's apartment. Eun Jung's younger brother Hyo Bong (Yoon Ji On) and Han Joo's young son shares the place as well. Jin Joo is an aspiring... Continue Reading →

First Impression – At Eighteen

Storyline: Choi Joon-woo (Ong Seong-wu) was transferred to a new school after admitting to theft in his previous school. He was warmly greeted by the class president Ma Hwi-young (Shin Seung-ho) who not only showed him around the new school, but also helped him get second-hand uniform. Joon-woo needed to submit a group project due... Continue Reading →

Class of Lies – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell The opening was harrowing, as we see a high school girl being assaulted and stabbed. The scene then cuts to a law firm, which introduces us to our protagonist Ki Moo-hyuk (Yoon Kyun Sang), a glib-tongued lawyer who doesn't bat an eyelid at lying his way through to win a case... Continue Reading →

Chief of Staff – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell We follow the lead Jang Tae-joon (Lee Jung Jae) through his days at the Korean Assembly as the Chief-of-Staff to politician Song Hee-seop (Kim Gab Soo). Tae-joon used a be police detective but quitted the job many years ago to achieve his dream to become a assemblyman himself. From the beginning... Continue Reading →

Final Review: Beautiful World (2019)

Spoilers: Park Sun-ho (Nam Da-reum) had met Oh Joon-seok (Seo Dong-hyun) that night at the school's rooftop as Sun-ho wanted to know why Joon-seok sexually assaulted their classmate Da-hee. They had a fight, causing Sun-ho to fall from the roof-top. Joon-seok's mother, Seo Eun-joo (Cho Yeo-jeong), worried about the implications and Joon-seok's future following Sun-ho's... Continue Reading →

First Impression: Beautiful World (2019)

Sypnosis: Park Sun-ho (Nam Da-reum) was a third year middle school student whose father Park Moo-jin (Park Hee-soon) was a high school physics teacher, and mother Kang In-ha (Choo Ja-hyun) ran a bakery named after her children (Ho-ho). Sun-ho also had a younger sister Park Su-ho (Kim Hwan-hee) attending the same middle school. The family... Continue Reading →

Legal High – First Impression

Story in a Nutshell A remake of the Japanese drama of the same title, Jin Goo takes on the role of Go Tae-rim, an unconventional lawyer who boasts of a 100% win rate. Tae-rim also goes by the nickname "Kwae-tae" which means strange behavior and he literally is strange. Obviously there'd be reasons behind his... Continue Reading →

Final Review: Clean with Passion for Now

Whatever "passion" Clean has fizzled out in the later half of the show. Due largely to 2 reasons: the typical Kdrama's tropes of mindless "self-sacrifice" (which include (but is not limited to) needless departures, useless disappearances and unexplained cold shoulders), and the slightly more atypical stop-go of Clean's schedule. We had at least 3(?) weeks... Continue Reading →

2018 Year in Review

kooriyuki: Because sab doesn't want to do a full year in review, we've decided to do a combined post, by all of us here. sab: Yes, I am lazy. But I also don't think anyone would be so driven to read lengthy posts. kooriyuki: Nooooo I do read long posts! But anyways, let's get on... Continue Reading →

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